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Job Title:  ATTORNEY 
Agency:  ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, DEPT OF 
Job Reference ID:  47794 
Category:  LEGAL/COMPLIANCE 
Grade:   
Posted Date:  06/11/2019 
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Job Description



 ARIZONA DEPARTMENT

OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

 

We are looking for results-oriented, driven individuals with a thirst for problem solving.

     connect with us:  azdeq.gov   LinkedIn

 

ATTORNEY

 OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE COUNSEL
DIRECTOR’S OFFICE

 

JOB SUMMARY

At ADEQ, our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection, through technical and operational excellence, and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for team members who are committed to our vision, driven to excel in their careers and passionate about our mission.  Only the highest caliber employees will be successful in driving our agency towards meeting our vision.

 

To learn more about us, our organizational habits known as the ADEQ Way, our culture, and other positions we have open, visit us at DEQ/careers

This Attorney position works under the direction of the Administrative Counsel to assist the Office of Administrative Counsel in completing its various functions in support of the Agency mission of protecting human health and the environment. The position works on a broad range of issues in several practice areas, including: legal research, analysis, and writing regarding environmental laws and other laws pertinent to the Agency functions; managing, drafting and reviewing contracts; managing rulemaking and the legislative agenda; strategically supporting Agency compliance and enforcement cases; reviewing and updating Agency policies; creating standard work for Agency processes; and completing special projects and assignments. This position requires excellent customer service skills, initiative to solve problems independently, an ability to manage teams, great communication skills, and a desire to work hard to transform the office in order to have more mission outcomes.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Juris Doctor degree required

·         Arizona State Bar License required

·         5 years of relevant experience providing legal advice

·         Knowledge of: federal and state environmental statutes; AZ state government administrative practice; AZ state legislative processes; legal interpretation fundamentals; contract drafting fundamentals

·         Skills in: excellent oral and written communication; legal research; project management; facilitating collaboration among various stakeholders; excellent interpersonal skills; effectively leading or facilitating teams to solve problems; public speaking; problem solving; analysis and evaluation techniques; legal and report writing; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

·         Ability to: multi-task in a fast-paced working environment; produce work product with limited supervision; produce effective written communication; work with technical and professional staff and stakeholders to obtain consensus on issues; interpret statutes, rules, policies, and permits; successfully interact with government and legislative officials; prioritize, plan, analyze, and coordinate processes and activities; experience leading continuous improvement exercises including LEAN, Six Sigma, or others.

RECRUITMENT DATES

First review of resumes will occur on 6/18/19.  Recruitment will remain open until position is filled.

BENEFITS

Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:

·         10 paid holidays per year

·         Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees

·         A top-ranked retirement program with 100% employer matched contribution 

·         A robust and affordable insurance  plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability

·         An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

·         We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility

·         We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities

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Arizona State Government is an AA/EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Hired employees will be subject to E-Verify. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting [email protected] Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.     Having trouble applying?    Email [email protected] or call 602-542-4700 for assistance

 

 
Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
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Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $80,000.00-100,000.00 

 

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